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Daniel Leighton
General Manager, Local Area Coordination

Daniel joined the Brotherhood as General Manager of Local Area Coordination, in June 2017, and has held a range of roles across the disability sector including policy, program development and management, and research. Prior to joining us, he was the CEO of an innovative and respected disability service provider, Inclusion Melbourne, and was appointed as an expert advisor on the design of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, in the area of choice and control – continuing to serve on the Intellectual Disability Reference Group, reporting to the board via its Independent Advisory Council.

Daniel is an inaugural member of the Victorian Ministerial Council on Volunteers. He is actively involved in a number charitable organisations, including the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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